The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 136 100 127
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +27
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 6 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.51% 3.07% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £331 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -16.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £45.00
Oracle APEX
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
398 261 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.00% 11.83% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 165 154
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -15 3 - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
5 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 4 (50.00%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (25.00%) Drools
7 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
7 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (25.00%) Python
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) C++
7 2 (25.00%) MySQL
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (25.00%) Service Management
7 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Database Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Drools
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Python
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle